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Cristophe Professional Ultimate Shaping Spray (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Cristophe Professional Ultimate Shaping Spray (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Cristophe Professional Ultimate Shaping Spray (old formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BUTADIENE)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust

None

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Limited

None

Fair

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

SD Alcohol 40-B, Hydrofluorocarbon 152A, Water (Aqua), Butane, VA/Crotonates/Vinyl Neodecanoate Copolymer, Aminomethyl Propanol, Phenyl Trimethicone, Panthenol, Ammonium Benzoate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Quaternium-95, Propanediol, Creatine, Ascorbic Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate, Fragrance (Parfum).

Directions from packaging:

Hold approximately 8-12 inches from hair and spray evenly. Style and reapply as needed. For best results, start with Cristophe Professional Shampoo and Conditioner.

Warnings from packaging:

Flammable. Container may explode if heated. Avoid spraying in eyes. Contents under pressure. Flammable: Do not puncture or incinerate can. Avoid fire, flame and smoking during use and until hair is thoroughly dry. Do not store at temperatures above 120 degrees F (49 degrees C). Use as directed. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling contents can be harmful or fatal. Keep out of reach of children.

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